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Peru’s indigenous people call for environmental protections

As delegates from around the world gather in Lima, Peru, to work on a framework on climate change, thousands of Peruvians flocked to the capital to demand better protection for their lands...

The Native People of the Jungle - Iquitos Tours

There are 72 ethnic groups or indigenous communities in Peru. Sixty-five of them live in the Amazonian jungle. The majority were converted to Christianity by Catholic missionaries but theyve...

Native Amazon Tribe of Peru - Ayahuasca Medicine Documentary FIlm

This is a documentary Film about Ayahuasca which is a Medicine by Native Amazon Tribe of Peru shamanism Ayahuasca, is a psychedelic brew made out of Banisteriopsis caapi vine alone or in...

Porvenir Peru - Indigenous Peoples of the Peruvian Andes

The tradition, the language Quechua as well as the ancient art of weaving textiles of the indigenous peoples in Peru are at risk of disappearing. Please support our projects to help preserve...

Environmental Justice, Indigenous Peoples and Urban Marginals in Peru 2013)

WWF- Indigenous People in Peru

Indigenous People in Peru welcoming WWF staff.

Peru's Efforts to Protect Indigenous People

The United Nations says Peru will be Latin America's second-fastest growing economy this year. But some companies say a law meant to protect the country's indigenous groups may get in the way...

Katoomba Peru -- Panel: Policies and Incentives for Forests, Water, and Indigenous Peoples

Forests and land use will be a central component of the regional strategy to climate mitigation and adaptation. Forests are often home to indigenous peoples, who must be engaged in discussions...

Indigenous education in Cusco, Peru/Educación indígena en Cuzco, Perú

A film about the collaboration between the Danish NGO Axis and the Peruvian Andees Pachatusan about alternative education for indigenous people in Cusco, Peru.

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64 news items

Peru this Week

Peru this Week
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:41:15 -0700

... indigenous rights around the world. Peru is one of those countries with large populations of native peoples' at risk of similar dangers to Nixiwaka's tribe. Indigenous peoples in Peru face illegal logging, deforestation, oil, roads, and various ...
Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:52:30 -0700

Lima, Oct. 18. Over 40 representatives of the Regional Indigenous Peoples Organization of the East (ORPIO) and the Confederation of Amazonian Nationalities of Peru (CONAP) gathered in the city of Iquitos, Loreto region to get information and prepare ...

Upside Down World

Upside Down World
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:45:00 -0700

Matsigenka-Nanti woman and child along the River Camisea, Peru. Photo by Javier Plans are afoot to abolish a reserve for vulnerable indigenous peoples in Peru's Amazon in order to exploit massive gas deposits and facilitate Christian evangelization, ...
The Ecologist (blog)
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:13:51 -0800

Can Norway carry on ignoring Peru's woeful performance? Surely Humala's attitude to the rights of indigenous peoples is not something that the Norwegian government can ignore? For too many indigenous peoples in Peru this is a matter of life and death.

The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:39:10 -0700

Or that of the more than 60 indigenous peoples in Peru, the Matsigenkas are actually one of the most well-known, most researched, most written about. Indeed, Snell's mother, Betty, wrote a paper on Matsigenka grammar published in 1963, the New ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:03:09 -0800

“Throughout the years, Indigenous Peoples in Peru have suffered the devastating consequences of extractive projects in their territories, a history that has resulted in a deterioration in relations between Indigenous Peoples and the state,” James Anaya ...

Irish Times

Irish Times
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:23:25 -0800

A key focus was on competing claims by farmers, foresters, miners, conservationists and indigenous peoples. “In Peru, Brazil, Indonesia and beyond, these claims can lead not only to carbon emissions, but also to social conflict and violence,” the ...
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:09:04 -0700

Recent protests by indigenous communities over mining in the Andean highlands and a hydroelectric dam in the Peruvian Amazon, as well as mixed reactions to a new forestry law, are a sign of difficulties Peru's new president will face upon taking office ...

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